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Thursday March 5 2015
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Avalanche shut down Penguins

Avalanche shut down Penguins

The ‪‎Penguins‬ four-game winning streak came to an end with a 3-1 loss to the Avalanche in Colorado.

Pitt drops second straight, 67-63, to Miami

Pitt drops second straight, 67-63, to Miami

Miami's Sheldon McClellan scored 20 points as the Hurricames hung on to edge ‪‎Pitt‬ 67-63 in a hard-fought battle at the Petersen Events Center.

Robert Morris cruises past Wagner in opening round of NEC Tournament

Robert Morris cruises past Wagner in opening round of NEC Tournament

Senior forward Lucky Jones tied a career-high with 27 points and Robert Morris shot 53.6 percent from the field in posting a 91-68 victory over Wagner in the quarterfinals of the 2015 Northeast Conference Tournament Wednesday at the Charles L. Sewall Center.

Chasing The Cup

Chasing The Cup

Has there been a Penguins team in recent memory that has been as inexplicable, as enigmatic as this year’s incarnation? Don’t think so.

Catching Up With the MLB Offseason

Catching Up With the MLB Offseason

The Nats, Cubs and White Sox went out and added aces to their rotations, the Marlins opened the bank for Giancarlo Stanton, the Red Sox bolstered their infield and the Padres created an outfield: Reviewing the offseason moves.

Up Close With Jim Kelly

Up Close With Jim Kelly

Former Buffalo Bills quarterback and East Brady native Jim Kelly will be honored at this summer’s Gridiron Gold, an event recognizing the six native western Pennsylvanians who are Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterbacks.

However, there are plenty of other holes that need filled as well. With that in mind, here are a few potential players who could find themselves in Tampa.

The average age on the team is 28.31, but there is a large group of youngsters getting more opportunities to showcase their talent to coaches and fans. Here are seven under the age of 25:

1.) The 2015 Pirates roster will be the highest paid in team history.

2.) Their payroll still will not be anywhere close to league average.

Despite the success, there were still some areas which require some off-season addressing to ensure the franchise continues to rise.

Jeff Locke vs. Vance Worley

The Dallas Stars’ Tyler Seguin and New York Rangers’ Rick Nash are both off to outstanding starts, tied for second in goals with 28 apiece.

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The Steelers need cornerbacks, and the upcoming NFL Draft has some. The team may have to be willing to think outside the box a bit, however.
Editor's DeskFeature OnePure Steel
It’s finally baseball season and Pirates fans have plenty to be excited about. Coming off consecutive playoff appearances, the Pirates are poised to field what general manager Neal Huntington called the “deepest and most talented” team he has assembled.
Feature TwoNorth Shore Notes
As the primary location for much of Major League Baseball’s spring training, Florida is a familiar spot for most professional baseball players. For new Pirates infielder Jung-Ho Kang, it’s the beginning of a transition period.
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It has been four years since the Pittsburgh Steelers won a playoff game. Fourteen other NFL teams have won in the postseason since the Steelers defeated the Jets for the 2010 AFC Championship.
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The Pirates division opponents have changed quite a bit over the offseason, as the Cardinals and Cubs made major changes, while the Brewers and Reds are not the playoff contenders they once were.
Custom 1North Shore Notes
The All-Star Game is a distant memory. The last leg of the NBA regular season is upon us. It’s time to start looking at which teams have the right stuff to hold the Larry O’Brien trophy in June.
Custom 2Sports Bites
With the NBA playoffs on the horizon, the race to the finish line is intensifying – as is the competition for the association’s Most Valuable Player. The discussion has become a lot more exciting than in previous years as the two frontrunners are not named James or Durant.
Custom 3Sports Bites
The Nationals spent the money to put together what is probably the best pitching staff in Major League Baseball. The Dodgers may only be getting better, and the Mariners have what could be the most feared lineup in the league.
Custom 4North Shore Notes